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PhD Scholarship in Sensors on a Disc at Technical University of Denmark, 2017

The Technical University of Denmark is offering PhD scholarship in sensors on a disc. The main task of the project is the development of centrifugal platforms with integrated sample pre-treatment steps and sensing. Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.

The successful candidate will play a role in the sensor section of the Nanoprobes group, interacting with several members working in different disciplines, such as microfabrication, plasmonics, electrochemistry, pharmacology and polymer science.

The Technical University of Denmark often simply referred to as DTU, is a university in Kongens Lyngby, just north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1829 at the initiative of Hans Christian Ørsted as Denmark’s first polytechnic and is today ranked among Europe’s leading engineering institutions.


The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in sensors on a disc.

Scholarship Award: The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current rules for PhD degree students. The period of employment is 3 years.

Scholarship can be taken in the Denmark

Eligibility: The ideal candidate holds a master’s degree (or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to master’s degree) physics, nanotechnology, systems, chemical, mechanical or material engineering. A master’s project or previous work experience regarding nanosensors and/or microfabrication will be beneficial. It is an advantage to have knowledge or experience within some the following areas:

  • Centrifugal microfluidics
  • Polymer fabrication
  • SERS effects, or familiar with plasmonics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Sensor development and application
  • Assay development

Nationality: Citizens of all nationalities can apply for PhD scholarship

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants should have master degree.

English Language Requirement: The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

 How to Apply: Applications must be submitted as one pdf file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online,” fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one pdf file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • A letter of endorsement from a member of the Faculty at DTU Chemistry
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (an official translation into English)Excel sheet with translation of grades to the Danish grading system (see guidelines and excel spreadsheet here)
  • A list of publications

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 15, 2017.

Scholarship Link


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